Magic for all the family

The show ‘Màgia júnior’ comes to the Teatre del Raval at weekends. Magic and humour are at the heart of Màgia júnior, which has become a firm favourite among current family shows. The show features various illusionists, who will surprise the family and have them all laughing. http://guia.barcelona.cat/en/detall/magic-for-all-the-family_99400392504.html

Do some sport and remember president Lluís Companys

Fun runs. The 9th edition of the Cursa i Caminada Lluís Companys takes place on Montjuïc on Saturday, 1 October, and pays homage to the 1936 People’s Olympiad. The 9th edition of the Cursa i Caminada Lluís Companys is being held on Saturday, 1 October. This walk and fun run takes place at the Lluís … Continue reading Do some sport and remember president Lluís Companys

Jazz and good food at the Parc del Centre del Poblenou

Open-air concerts and food from all over the world kick off the Barcelona International Jazz Festival. Following the success of the first edition, the Barcelona International Jazz Festival is again organising ‘Jazz & Food’, a free festival in the Parc del Centre del Poblenou. The event gets the jazz festival under way and consists of … Continue reading Jazz and good food at the Parc del Centre del Poblenou

‘BCN retrats’ by Manuel Outumuro

Manuel Outomuro is exhibiting photos of 80 personalities with links to Barcelona at the Palau Robert. This exhibition shows the photographer’s empathy, his ability to capture little gestures with the camera, the peculiarities and traits of a wide variety of personalities, as well as his great curiosity for visual culture. Outumuro’s Barcelona studio has seen … Continue reading ‘BCN retrats’ by Manuel Outumuro

Running under a downpour…of colours!

The city’s most colourful run is back: the Color Run comes to Barcelona with more participants than ever! In 2013 the Color Run broke the record for the number of participants in a first edition of a run in Spain, with 13,000 runners. This year the event is set to attract 20,000 people for a … Continue reading Running under a downpour…of colours!

La Mercè brings together 1.2 million people

Festivities for La Mercè, which round off with the tradition musical and fireworks spectacular, this year paying tribute to Paris and the musicians David Bowie and prince, see Barcelona’s local festival conclude having brought together 1.2 million people at the various activities organised. http://eldigital.barcelona.cat/en/la-merce-brings-together-1-2-million-people_406672.html

More culture, and closer to home

Barcelona Institute of Culture (ICUB) is putting the Shock Plan for Culture in the Neighbourhoods into operation as a way of getting art and culture into community facilities, particularly around community centres and athenaeums in the initial stages of the plan. The measure includes the setting up of a stable circuit for performing arts and … Continue reading More culture, and closer to home